Designed by Herman Ihlenburg for MS&J and patented on March 12, 1878. No lowercase. Glyptic No. 2 (lighter) and Glyptic Shaded were released at the same time. Stephenson Blake had the original style as Monumental in c. 1884. [Gray]
Photo-Lettering had a phototype adaptation. [PLINC 1965] Glyptic Shaded was adopted by Headliners as part of the Morgan Press Collection as F 203.
Glyptic Shaded was digitized as OPTI Morgan TwentyNine (Castcraft, 1990–1991). Livery Stable (FontMesa, 2011) is a digital interpretation in four styles (two widths, both with and w/o shade) with added lowercase. Glyptic DJR (2022/2023) is an interpretation of the original style with added lowercase.
Glyptic in use
Sort: Contribution Date ▼